Allergies & Medical Alert IDs
Peanuts, pollen and pets: One out of every five Americans suffers from some sort of allergy, making it one of the world’s most common health ailments. Caused when the immune system reacts abnormally to a usually innocuous trigger (an allergen), allergies trigger reactions such as hives, itchiness, troubled breathing, watery eyes or a runny nose.
Reactions to allergies range—some people are only mildly afflicted, while others suffer much more adverse reactions. Called anaphylaxis, truly severe reactions can turn into life-threatening emergencies. In these cases, the allergen affects the entire body and causes a drop in blood pressure. The allergy sufferer may get dizzy, pass out or go into shock.
Those who have moderate to severe reactions are highly advised to wear an allergy id. The allergy alert bracelet identification tag should be engraved with the words "Severe allergy to ___" as well as emergency contact information, current medications and any additional health conditions. Inscribing this on acan help ensure that school, daycare or camp avoids serving up the allergen.
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